It grew more and more elaborate
until it cost one-third of a million dollars.
I was very much impressed by the elaborate
secrecy of these two men regarding the contents of the place, and for some time I was thinking of that and of the unaccountable familiarity of the name of Moreau; but so odd is the human memory that I could not then recall that well-known name in its proper connection.
Within the temple, the ornamentation was elaborate
From floor to ceiling the walls were covered with a strange and elaborate
All these he had taken and, with the help of the gilt rout chairs, light and easy to move, had made an elaborate
cave in which he could hide himself from the Red Indians who were lurking behind the curtains.
The adjutant by his elaborate
courtesy appeared to wish to ward off any attempt at familiarity on the part of the Russian messenger.
Those empty lives which were wasted in aimless visiting and being visited, in the worry of great and unnecessary households, in the arranging and eating of elaborate
and tedious meals, have now found rest and health in the reading, the music, the gentle family communion which comes from a simpler and saner division of their time.
Surely it is a waste of time to elaborate
these A B C's of commerce," Mr.
In later times the modest version in the "Works and Days" was elaborated, first by making Homer the opponent whom Hesiod conquered, while a later period exercised its ingenuity in working up the story of the contest into the elaborate
form in which it still survives.
We received the men and their wives, the men and their mothers, the men and their grandmothers--but, in place of their unmarried daughters, elaborate
excuses, offered with a shameless politeness wonderful to see.
They consisted of an elaborate
scenic background set up near the city gate or on the street, with figures from allegorical or traditional history who engaged in some pantomime or declamation, but with very little dramatic dialog, or none.
I'm sure you look more charming in them than any one we shall see in the most elaborate
Although her dress, her coiffure, and all the preparations for the ball had cost Kitty great trouble and consideration, at this moment she walked into the ballroom in her elaborate
tulle dress over a pink slip as easily and simply as though all the rosettes and lace, all the minute details of her attire, had not cost her or her family a moment's attention, as though she had been born in that tulle and lace, with her hair done up high on her head, and a rose and two leaves on the top of it.
He was ornate and disturbing, for one could not imagine what depth of horrible void such an elaborate
front could be worthy to hide.
But on the third floor, to which one ascended by a fine stone stairway, broad and easy, with elaborate
iron railings, there was a more simple set of rooms, comfortably furnished, where the American family were pleasantly provided for, in a home of their own.